Teacher of Mathematics, Bridgnorth, Shropshire

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Oldbury Wells SchoolBridgnorth, Shropshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of Mathematics to join a strong school with ambitions for improving our Ofsted rating from 'Good' to 'Outstanding'. This post will be ideal for a NQT or an established teacher looking for a new full time post.  NQTs will have a carefully managed training and support package.

The School

We are an oversubscribed, expanding school, rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, ranked second in the 2016 Shropshire League Tables and sixth in 2017. We are seeking to employ an inspiring and enthusiastic Teacher of Mathematics to teach across the ability range.  They will join a very successful and stable Mathematics department with a supportive head of department.  There may be the opportunity for A-level teaching for the right candidate.  

Oldbury Wells is a flourishing academy, the founding school of the Bridgnorth Area Schools’ Trust. At present our Trust comprises a family of four schools (Oldbury Wells plus three feeder primary schools) which are local to each other.  Our Trust is committed to supporting local education and enjoys strong partnership arrangements with all local primary schools. We are a comprehensive school with students across the whole ability range. 

We have a very good track record in terms of examination results with excellent Progress 8, Attainment 8 and VA scores. We are in a position of strength as a school, with our students successful across the range of groups and across the full range of subjects.  Oldbury Wells School also has an established and flourishing Sixth Form.

We are located just 20 minutes from the West Midlands conurbation where we enjoy a small town location in Bridgnorth within easy reach of the Birmingham and Telford areas. 

Oldbury Wells School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and therefore expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Application Process

Further details of this vacancy can be downloaded from our website, www.oldburywells.com.  Alternatively please telephone 01746 760509 or email frances.sherrington@oldburywells.com 

Interested applicants should return a completed application form at their earliest convenience, as interviews may be held during the application period.  Completed application forms should be sent to Mrs Frances Sherrington, PA to the Headteacher (email:  frances.sherrington@oldburywells.com). The final closing date for this recruitment is 9am on Wednesday, 26 June 2019.  

Visits to the school may be arranged through Mrs Katy Barlow, Director of Learning for Maths, at katy.barlow@oldburywells.com.  Mrs Barlow will also be happy to answer any questions directly relating to this post.

Job location

More about Oldbury Wells School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Bridgnorth, Shropshire, West Midlands, WV16 5JD, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1746 765454
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